Site Operations Managers, Malt Distilling
Diageo - Scotland

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About Us Diageo is the name behind many of the world's best-loved premium drinks brands, including Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Baileys, J&B, Captain Morgan, José Cuervo and Tanqueray. We currently employ over 4500 colleagues across almost 50 sites in Scotland and our brands account for over 20% of Scotland’s food and drink exports. Our Malt Distilling Group covers nearly 30 distilleries throughout Scotland and Northern Ireland making whisky brands including Talisker, Dalwhinnie, Oban and Bushmills. Our Malt distilling business has seen unprecedented change and demand over recent years.

As part of our growth strategy and the continued increase in demand on production, we need to appoint a number of new Shift Operations Managers to help lead key production sites in Speyside. The Role Your key responsibility will be the leadership and management of a cross-functional production team covering quality, risk, process support and laboratory services. You will have accountability for ensuring site production satisfies or improves on budget, volume, cost and efficiency targets. Further responsibilities include: · Lead, motivate and inspire your team ensuring that you create a positive and performance driven team environment that results in excellence.

As part of that, you will actively participate in and support strategic initiatives designed to meet future business requirements and World Class practices. · Continuously promote a positive working environment, which provides opportunities for the development of strong working relationships, internal and external partnerships, and cross-functional working across the business group. · Setting objective standards to ensure that the sites achieves the quality assurance required by the business, and manage the overall strategy for quality, C&E compliance, security and local incident planning. · Ensuring effective liaison with relevant agencies relating to quality, risk and environment to ensure compliance with external and internal Diageo standards.

The Candidate You will be educated to graduate or equivalent level in a relevant scientific discipline and be highly IT literate. A broad knowledge and understanding of all the elements of business risk gained through relevant experience is essential including quality, health and safety and environment, You should possess a minimum of 5 years engineering / process plant experience with significant management experience in an operational and / or specialist environment. A proven track record in people management with experience in developing and working in a partnership / service orientated environment is critical. We are looking for people who will inspire and lead their time while also carving out opportunities for growth in both their team and themselves.

Company and Benefits Consistently recognised as one of the best companies to work for in the UK and globally, at Diageo, our purpose is to 'celebrate life every day, everywhere '. Diageo is packed with passion, both for our brands and for our business. We look for people who are bursting with as much enthusiasm as we are - people who strive to be the best they can be. Amongst our many benefits, we offer international career opportunities and the unparalleled experience (and the prestige) that comes from working with some of the world’s most admired brands.

We believe that the incentives and rewards we offer to our people directly contribute to our success, which is why we ensure they are world class. A competitive remuneration package is on offer for this role.

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Diageo plc is a global alcoholic beverages company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the leading premium spirits business in...